CEMS Annual Events & MIM Graduation Ceremony


NHH Norwegian School of Economics

NHH Norwegian School of Economics, founded in 1936 in the vibrant city of Bergen, is known for its excellence in education and research. It has been the first choice for Norwegian students for almost 90 years and is the most internationally oriented business school in the country. NHH offers innovative teaching methods, pioneering research, a broad set of international opportunities and a diverse international environment.

NHH has been EQUIS accredited for five consecutive 5-year periods since its first accreditation in 2001, and has been triple crown accredited since 2022, thus placing the school among a select group of high-quality business schools worldwide. 

NHH provides programmes and specialisation spanning business admininstration,  economics, finance, management, and business analytics. This is complemented by hands-on learning experiences and industry collaborations, ensuring that graduates are well-equipped to excel in the global business landscape.

In line with its mission statement – together for sustainable value creation - NHH integrates ethical business practices and environmental leadership into its curriculum and campus operations. Embracing inclusion and diversity, NHH welcomes individuals from various backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives. Its goal is to cultivate an inclusive learning environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and empowered to succeed.

CEMS – The Global Alliance in Management Education

CEMS is a global alliance of leading universities, corporate partners, social partners, students, and alumni that jointly offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). CEMS is made up of 33 member schools, 70 corporate partners, 8 social partners, with a presence on 6 continents. In 2023, CEMS celebrated 35 years of continuous excellence and innovation in management education.

The CEMS MIM combines academic theory with business practice and shapes responsible future leaders who contribute to a more open, sustainable and inclusive world. At the heart of CEMS are core values of global citizenship, cultural diversity, professional responsibility and accountability.

In the 2024 edition of the QS Ranking, CEMS MIM ranked 11th out of 201 and scored consistently higher than the global average across all indicator groups. 


Ever since NHH joined the CEMS Alliance in 1992, CEMS has had a profound impact on the strategy and development of the school. CEMS offers ample opportunities for cooperation and collaboration with partner schools as well as with corporate and social partners, and over the years, a large number of students and faculty at NHH have benefitted from these opportunities. 

At NHH the CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM) programme is a dual degree option open for all students in the two-year MSc in Economics and Business Administration programme, thus providing a unique opportunity for international exposure, cultural immersion, and professional development for those who choose to pursue this option.